Importance of nasal endoscopy for the evaluation of epistaxis

  • Ritam Ray Senior Resident, Department of ENT, Burdwan Medical College, West Bengal
  • Manoj Mukherjee RMO-cum-Clinical Tutor, Department of ENT, Burdwan Medical College, West Bengal
  • Manotosh Dutta Associate Professor,Department of ENT, Burdwan Medical College,West Bengal
  • Mousumi Neogi Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Burdwan Medical College, West Bengal
  • Ganesh Chandra Gayen RMO-cum-Clinical Tutor, Department of ENT, Burdwan Medical College,West Bengal
Keywords: Epistaxis, Diagnostic nasal endoscopy, septal spar, Nasal polyp

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of nasal endoscopy in cases of epistaxis.

Study design: Prospective study Setting: Department of ENT, Burdwan Medical College & Hospital, Burdwan, India.

Method: 118 patients with epistaxis presented in the Department of ENT, Burdwan Medical College & Hospital, Burdwan were evaluated with the help of nasal endoscope to find out the hidden cause of epistaxis.

Conclusion: Significant pathology was detected in 88 cases (69%) out of 118 cases of epistaxis. Moreover, endoscope guided biopsy was taken in suspected cases and managed according to histopathology report.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v18i1.10408

Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2012; 18(1): 11-15

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2012-04-20
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Ray, R., Mukherjee, M., Dutta, M., Neogi, M., & Gayen, G. (2012). Importance of nasal endoscopy for the evaluation of epistaxis. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 18(1), 11-15. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v18i1.10408
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